FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NCUIH and USET are Long Partners Promoting and Protecting Tribal Sovereignty
(November 21, 2019, Washington, DC) – On November 5, 2019, NCUIH was honored and recognized at the 2019 United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc./USET Sovereignty Protection Fund Annual Meeting. NCUIH received this award for the longstanding partnership with USET and the USET SPF. At the event, USET and USET SPF celebrated 50 years of growth and success as an organization. Meredith Raimondi, Senior Manager of Communications and Events, accepted the award on behalf of NCUIH.
“On behalf of NCUIH, we were humbled to be included in USET’s recent awards ceremony honoring our joint work on the protection of Tribal sovereignty. We are truly grateful for our partnership with USET and congratulate them on 50 incredible years. Our collaboration has led to better defenses against attacks on Tribal nations which ensures the trust and treaty obligations thrive which take care of our people. Our relatives who have been fighting decades before us would be proud. We thank President Kirk Francis and Executive Director Kitcki Carroll for this honor,” said NCUIH Executive Director Francys Crevier.
Contact: Meredith Raimondi, 202-544-0344, mraimondi@NCUIH.org